Onagraceae

plural noun
On·​a·​gra·​ce·​ae | \ ˌänəˈgrāsēˌē \

Definition of Onagraceae

: a large widely distributed family of plants of the order Myrtales having an inferior ovary, 2 or 4 petals, 1 to 8 stamens, and a simple style

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Other Words from Onagraceae

onagraceous \ ¦änə¦grāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Onagraceae

New Latin, from Onagra + -aceae

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“Onagraceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Onagraceae. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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